Kimberly-Clark v. Venezuela Kimberly-Clark BVBA, Kimberly-Clark Dutch Holdings, B.V., Kimberly-Clark S.L.U. v. Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela (ICSID Case No. ARB(AF)/18/3)
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of


Ownership of Kimberly-Clark Venezuela, S.C.A., a locally-incorporated company that operated a production plant of personal care products.
Claims arising out of the Government’s seizure of the claimants’ factory, following the claimants’ decision to suspend business operations in Venezuela.
Secondary: C - Manufacturing
17 - Manufacture of paper and paper products
ICSID AF (ICSID Additional Facility)
ICSID (International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes)
Schill, S. (replaced)
Haigh, D.
Stern, B.
Kaufmann-Kohler, G.
Decided in favour of State
Data not available
Data not available
Direct expropriation

Fair and equitable treatment/Minimum standard of treatment, including denial of justice claims
None - jurisdiction declined